Colonel David de Crespigny Smiley, LVO, OBE, MC & Bar (11 April 1916 – 9 January 2009) was a British special forces and intelligence officer. He fought in the Second World War in Palestine, Iraq, Persia, Syria, Western Desert and with Special Operations Executive (SOE) in Albania and Thailand.
Irregular Regular (The Extraordinary Life of Colonel David Smiley #3)
The final instalment of Colonel David Smiley’s fascinating autobiographical trilogy.
Arabian Assignment (The Extraordinary Life of Colonel David Smiley #2)
This remarkable memoir provides fascinating insight into two conflicts that arose in southern Arabia in the decades following the Second World War. It should be essential reading for anyone who enjoys the work of Dan Mills, Mark Urban and Adam JowettMore info →
Albanian Assignment (The Extraordinary Life of Colonel David Smiley #1)1)
Albanian Assignment is one of the finest special forces memoirs to come out of the Second World War. Readers of Damien Lewis, Ben Macintyre and Patrick Leigh Fermor will be enthralled by this book.More info →